Capcom Doing Overtime to Make Resident Evil 5 Look Hot
In an effort to achieve greater realism, Resident Evil 5 producer Jun Takeuchi says his team met with clothing manufacturers to ensure authentic in-game apparel.
To quote: "The footwear and gloves the main character wears are all based on real items," said Takeuchi, in an undated [Register or Login to view links] on Capcom's Japanese site.
"We contacted the makers of those items to find out all the little details that go into making them, that way players don't have a sense of the game being completely divorced from reality."
As Takeuchi puts it, players will be able to see individual clothing fibers so that characters will breath in a more life-like fashion, presumably so the game will freak you out even more when a Zombie dog jumps through a window.
"Resident Evil 5 will occupy a unique place in the gaming world," added the veteran producer. "We are going to shock everybody."